Sub Rosa
Torch & Crown Brewing Company

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3.81 | pDev: 10.5%
Torch & Crown Brewing Company
New York, United States
Sub RosaSub Rosa
Notes: Sub Rosa means "done in secret", and it's our nod to NYC's underground drinking culture. Lagered for over a month and dry hopped with the French hop Barbe Rouge, our flagship lager is clean with a dry finish and light notes of berry and white grape.
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mikeg67 from New Jersey

3.3/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

16 oz can. Pours golden with long lasting, foamy white head. Aroma is of floral hops, some citrus and biscuit malt. Body is medium and slightly crisp. Herbal hops, biscuit malt and some sunflower seeds fill the mouth. Finish is long and very dry. OK brew.

Jul 20, 2020
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stevoj from Idaho

3.38/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

16oz can from Half Time . Pale straw color with a light haze, small foamy head. Light grainy aroma, straw, grass. Taste adds a little lemon, sweet, slick, oily. Finishes with a light tingle on the palate.

Jun 08, 2020
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GreesyFizeek from New York

4.21/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This one pours a mildly hazy golden yellow color, with a small head and lots of lacing.

This smells like grassy hops, strawberry, biscuity malt, and some sweetness.

This is incredibly crisp tasting, with a nice berry sweetness, and some grassy bitterness on the back end. There’s not a lot of malt complexity - it’s definitely a pale ale in lager disguise. Despite that, it’s very tasty.

This is very light and very crisp, with a great drinkability to it.

I definitely can dig on interesting hoppy lagers. I want to try more from Torch and Crown.

Apr 05, 2020
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metter98 from New York

4/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

A: The beer is slightly hazy yellow in color and has a light to moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a thin layer of white bubbles covering the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Moderate aromas of currant berries are present in the nose.
T: The taste follows the smell and has stronger flavors of blackcurrants and redcurrant.
M: It feels medium-bodied and clean on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer does a very nice job at showcasing the aromas and flavors of the Barbe Rouge hops. It has the drinkability of a lawnmower beer with the sophistication of an IPA.

Serving type: can

Jun 28, 2019
Sub Rosa from Torch & Crown Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.81 out of 5 with 6 ratings